Category Archives: Biking in Japan

LoJ blogs keep popping up

Irishman HUGO FITZPATRICK likes riding on the left side of the road. DON’T HURRY THE JOURNEY Exploring the Land of the Rising Sun by bicycle Great web design and pictures.

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Another Length of Japan blog

Will’s fascinating blog adds a lot of colour and texture to his Length of Japan tour.

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Do you want to park your bike in Japan ?

Here is the map > http://www.chu-rin.jp/map

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Map with 3115 camp sites in Japan

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?oe=UTF8&ie=UTF8&msa=0&mid=znOcREkZ2_2c.k4MRexc7_5EE

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the most beautiful villages in japan

Analogous to “Les plus beaux villages de France”, Japan also has an Association of The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan. The association is active on enhancement and protection of Japanese rural heritage, cultural fairs & branding and promotion of regional, national and … Continue reading

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Tightly laced switchbacks

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Passing by

Mr & Mme Chastet from France pass by Izumi today on their tour of Kyushu. Unfortunately we are not at home to welcome them. And the cranes aren’t either. Maybe a mutsugoro mudfish cake at Okasan’s shop will comfort them. … Continue reading

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11 Reasons Why Biking is the Best Way to Travel

Freedom and convenience Exercise as you travel Get from A to B a lot faster than walking Access to remote places Opportunity to stop when you want Regularly meet people Environmentally friendly Travel lightly Very sociable Gain respect and admiration … Continue reading

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Hanami riding under Cherry Blossom snow

Sunday 27 March we head out with the local cycling club for some hanami riding around Lake Kogawa. Fully enjoying the early spring sun and the beauty of the winding lake shore road lined with sakura trees. We spread our … Continue reading

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Thomas Dylan

Not the poet, but the cyclist. Tom came our way today on his 20+kg iron horse. Interestingly, Tom is the Lord Mayor of Norwich. Admire his sartorial taste ! The Lord Mayor is the civic head of Norwich City Council. … Continue reading

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